Man hospitalized after confrontation at Lowe’s store escalates into shooting, police say

The shooter was also taken to the hospital for breathing issues, according to police

Man hospitalized after confrontation at Lowe’s store escalates into shooting, police say
Man hospitalized after confrontation at Lowe’s store escalates into shooting, police say

SAN ANTONIO – A man is recovering in the hospital after a confrontation at a Lowe’s store near the West Side escalated into a shooting, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon in the 900 block of SW Loop 410, near Highway 151.

Police say a man pushed a cart into a female worker at the Lowe’s store and another man on a motorcycle witnessed the incident.

The motorcyclist confronted the man and the situation escalated. The man had a license to carry and he pulled a gun on the motorcyclist and shot him above the kneecap, according to officers.

The motorcyclist was taken to University Hospital and his injury was deemed non-life threatening. The other man was also taken to the hospital for breathing issues, police said. It’s unclear if he will face any charges.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.